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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Philip Girard; Jim Phillips; Osgoode Society.
|Description:||xii, 369 p.|
|Contents:||Table of Contents Foreword Acknowledgments Contributors Abbreviations1. Introduction The Legal System: An Overview 2. 'The Dayly Cry for Justics': The Juridical Failure of the Annapolis Royal Regime, 1713-1749 3. The Superior Court Judiciary of Nova Scotia, 1754- 1900: A Collective Biography 4. Married Women's Property, Chancery Abolition, and Insolvency Law: Law Reform in Nova Scotia, 1820-1867 The Criminal Law in Society 5. Poverty, Unemployment, and the Administration of the Criminal Law: Vagrancy Laws in Halifax, 1864-1890 6. From Bridewell to Federal Penitentiary: Prisons and Punishment in Nova Scotia before 1880 7. Raised in Rockhead. Died in the Poor House': Female Petty Criminals in Halifax, 1864-1890Woman, The Family, and the Law 8. Divorce in Nova Scotia, 1750-1890 9. Child Custody and Divorce: A Nova Scotia Study, 1866-1910Law and Economy 10. The Mines Arbitration Act, 1888: Compulsory Arbitration in Context 11. From Private Property to Public Resource: The Emergence of Administration Control of Water in Nova ScotiaIndex|
|Series Title:||Essays in the history of Canadian law, v. 3.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Philip Girard and Jim Phillips.|
'The appearance of Volume III with its focus on the legal history of Nova Scotia represents an important new contribution, both because of its differing perspectives from eastern Canada and because